Myotrioza,

Taylor, Gary S., Fagan-Jeffries, Erinn P. & Austin, Andy D., 2016, A new genus and twenty new species of Australian jumping plant-lice (Psylloidea: Triozidae) from Eremophila and Myoporum (Scrophulariaceae: Myoporeae), Zootaxa 4073 (1), pp. 1-84: 17-18

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http://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4073.1.1

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Myotrioza
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Key to new species of Myotrioza  from Eremophylla and Myoporum  ( Scrophulariaceae  : Myoporeae  )

(This key is intended to identify a series containing reliably associated males and females, as determined from multiple specimens with similar appearance from unique date, locality and host data).

1. Fore wing veins R+M+Cu, R and/or R 1 pigmented slightly to distinctly darker than other wing veins (see Figs 33–34View FIGURES 27 – 34)...... 2

- Fore wing veins equally pigmented (see Figs 53–54View FIGURES 47 – 54).......................................................... 7

2. Fore wing vein Rs about same length to little shorter (0.90–0.97 times) than vein M ( Figs 25–26View FIGURES 19 – 26); female with dorsal medial pale marking on thorax and submedial pale markings on abdomen ( Fig. 20View FIGURES 19 – 26); male uniformly brown dorsally with pale ventral abdomen ( Fig. 21View FIGURES 19 – 26)................................................................... M. desertorum  sp. nov.

- Fore wing vein Rs considerably shorter (0.63–0.87) than vein M (see Figs 33–34View FIGURES 27 – 34).................................. 3

3. Apex of fore wing distinctly pointed; medial cell much shorter than cubital cell ( Figs 33–34View FIGURES 27 – 34, 121– 122View FIGURES 115 – 122).................. 4

- Apex of fore wing rounded; medial cell about same size as cubital cell (see Figs 148–149View FIGURES 142 – 149)............................ 5

4. Antennae considerably shorter (0.68–0.80 times) than width of head ( Figs 31–32View FIGURES 27 – 34); both sexes uniformly brown ( Figs 27–28View FIGURES 27 – 34)....................................................................................... M. eremi  sp. nov.

- Antennae about same or a little shorter (0.83–1.08 times) than width of head ( Figs 119–120View FIGURES 115 – 122); female brown dorsally with pale medial marking on abdomen ( Fig. 116View FIGURES 115 – 122); male dark brown to black dorsally ( Fig. 115View FIGURES 115 – 122)........... M. markmitchelli  sp. nov.

5. Antennal segments 3 and 4 distinctly swollen to bear supernumerary rhinaria ( Fig. 137View FIGURES 137 – 141); rhinaria on antennal segment 3 greater than 20; male black dorsally with ventral abdomen pale ( Fig. 199View FIGURES 197 – 204); female pale with brown markings ( Fig. 200View FIGURES 197 – 204).............................................................................................. M. serrulatae  sp. nov.

- Supernumerary rhinaria on antennal segment 3 less than 8 ..................................................... 6

6. Antennal segments 3 and 4 slightly swollen to bear supernumerary rhinaria ( Figs 95–96View FIGURES 91 – 98); 4–7 rhinaria on antennal segment 3, 3– 5 on antennal segment 4; male dark brown to black ( Fig. 91View FIGURES 91 – 98); female yellow-brown ( Fig. 92View FIGURES 91 – 98)........ M. interioris  sp. nov.

- Antennal segments 3 and 4 not swollen ( Figs 146–147View FIGURES 142 – 149); 2 rhinaria on each of antennal segments 3 and 4; both sexes pale brown with brown markings.............................................................. M. myopori  sp. nov.

7. General colour pale yellow brown with abdominal membrane colouration green ( Figs 71–72View FIGURES 71 – 78); female terminalia truncate, pale yellow ( Figs 43View FIGURES 43 – 46, 90View FIGURES 87 – 90)................................................................................... 8

- General colour yellow brown with brown markings and abdominal membrane colouration pale yellow-brown ( Figs 160–161View FIGURES 158 – 165); female terminalia truncate to elongate, yellow-brown with brown markings ( Figs 134–135View FIGURES 133 – 136)........................... 9

8. Body size small (BL vertex to apex of folded wings: ♂ less than 2.8 mm, ♀ less than 3.4 mm) ( Figs 3–6View FIGURES 3 – 10); on Myoporum platycarpum  , inland distribution.......................................................... M. clementsiana  sp. nov.

- Body size larger (BL vertex to apex of folded wings: ♂ greater than 3.7 mm, ♀ greater than 4.0 mm) ( Figs 71–74View FIGURES 71 – 78); on Myoporum insularis  , coastal distribution......................................................... M. insularis  sp. nov.

9. Female proctiger with a subterminal field of hooked setae ( Figs 138–139View FIGURES 137 – 141)........................................ 10

- Female proctiger without hooked setae ( Figs 140–141View FIGURES 137 – 141, 183, 185View FIGURES 182 – 185)............................................... 18

10. Female proctiger with subterminal dense field of sclerotised hooked setae ( Figs 139View FIGURES 137 – 141, 182View FIGURES 182 – 185)........................... 11

- Female proctiger with subterminal sparse field of unsclerotised, weakly hooked setae ( Figs 138View FIGURES 137 – 141, 184View FIGURES 182 – 185).................. 13

11. Fore wing vein Rs about same length to little shorter (0.86 –1.00 times) than vein M ( Figs 17–18View FIGURES 11 – 18); female valvula ventralis strongly curved, proctiger short convex with weak terminal hook from lateral aspect ( Fig. 44View FIGURES 43 – 46); male aedeagus long, thin, paramere pyriform with narrowly pointed apex ( Figs 37–38View FIGURES 35 – 42)................................ M. darwinensis  sp. nov.

- Fore wing vein Rs considerably shorter (0.74–0.87) than vein M ( Figs 61–62View FIGURES 55 – 62); male and female terminalia otherwise..... 12

12. Female valvula ventralis strongly curved, proctiger short with flat posterior margin with pointed terminal apex from lateral aspect ( Fig. 88View FIGURES 87 – 90); male aedeagus long, thin, paramere triangular with sharply pointed apex ( Figs 81–82View FIGURES 79 – 86)..................................................................................................... M. flindersiana  sp. nov.

- Female valvula ventralis weakly curved, proctiger short convex with pointed terminal apex from lateral aspect ( Fig. 222View FIGURES 219 – 222); male aedeagus short, paramere pyriform with broadly rounded apex ( Figs 217–218View FIGURES 213 – 218)................... M. telowiensis  sp. nov.

13. Hind tibia short (TL: ♂ less than 0.32 mm, ♀ less than 0.36 mm); female proctiger with high profile from lateral aspect ( Figs 89View FIGURES 87 – 90, 134View FIGURES 133 – 136, 184View FIGURES 182 – 185)........................................................................................ 14

- Hind tibia long (TL: ♂ greater than 0.35 mm, ♀ greater than 0.35 mm); female proctiger with low profile from lateral aspect ( Figs 87View FIGURES 87 – 90, 135View FIGURES 133 – 136, 220View FIGURES 219 – 222)................................................................................... 16

14. Posterior margin of female proctiger flat from lateral aspect, without upturned apical hook ( Fig. 134View FIGURES 133 – 136); male proctiger with dorsal lobe, paramere pyriform with pointed apex ( Figs 127–128View FIGURES 125 – 132. F)................................ M. interstantis  sp. nov.

- Posterior margin of female proctiger with rounded subterminal expansion from lateral aspect, with upturned apical process; ventral margin of subgenital plate straight; male proctiger with dorsal lobe, paramere triangular with pointed apex....... 15

15. Upturned apical process of female proctiger short, arising close to rounded subterminal expansion ( Fig. 89View FIGURES 87 – 90); habitus small (BL vertex to apex of folded wings: ♂ less than 2.2 mm, ♀ less than 2.7 mm) ( Figs 63–66View FIGURES 63 – 70); on Eremophila scoparia  , inland SA................................................................................... M. gawlerensis  sp. nov.

- Upturned apical process of female proctiger longer, arising further from rounded subterminal expansion ( Fig. 184View FIGURES 182 – 185); habitus larger (BL vertex to apex of folded wings: ♂ greater than 2.3 mm, ♀ greater than 2.8 mm) ( Figs 158–161View FIGURES 158 – 165); on Eremophila pantonii  , inland WA...................................................................... M. pantonii  sp. nov.

16. Female proctiger short, evenly rounded from lateral aspect, valvula ventralis weakly curved ( Figs 135View FIGURES 133 – 136, 138View FIGURES 137 – 141); male proctiger conoid, paramere pyriform with curved setae on posterior margin ( Figs 129–130View FIGURES 125 – 132. F)................. M. longifoliae  sp. nov.

- Posterior margin of female proctiger relatively flat from lateral aspect with rounded subterminal expansion and pointed apex ( Figs 87View FIGURES 87 – 90, 219View FIGURES 219 – 222)...................................................................................... 17

17. Female subgenital plate with concave ventral margin from lateral aspect, distinctly pointed, valvula ventralis weakly curved ( Fig. 87View FIGURES 87 – 90); male proctiger conoid, paramere pyriform with broadly rounded apex ( Figs 79–80View FIGURES 79 – 86)....... M. eremophili  sp. nov.

- Female subgenital plate with convex ventral margin from lateral aspect, valvula ventralis evenly curved, bow-shaped ( Fig. 219View FIGURES 219 – 222); male terminalia similar to Figs 213–214View FIGURES 213 – 218................................................. M. remota  sp. nov.

18. Female proctiger short, evenly rounded from lateral aspect, valvula ventralis weakly curved ( Fig. 185View FIGURES 182 – 185); male proctiger conoid, paramere broadly pyriform ( Figs 180–181View FIGURES 174 – 181)................................................ M. platycarpi  sp. nov.

- Female proctiger elongate with prominent subapical lobe, valvula ventralis evenly curved, bow-shaped ( Figs 140View FIGURES 137 – 141, 183View FIGURES 182 – 185, 220View FIGURES 219 – 222); male proctiger with lateral lobes distinctly triangular in lateral profile with a row of long setae on dorsal margin, paramere elongate, aedeagus extremely long, thin ( Figs 176–177View FIGURES 174 – 181, 213– 214View FIGURES 213 – 218).............................................. 19

19. Subapical lobe of female proctiger distinctly overhanging apex, apices of proctiger and subgenital plate heavily sclerotised, acicular ( Figs 140View FIGURES 137 – 141, 183View FIGURES 182 – 185); male paramere elongate with prominent subapical lobe on anterior margin ( Figs 176–177View FIGURES 174 – 181)......................................................................................... M. oppositifoliae  sp. nov.

- Subapical lobe of female proctiger barely overhanging apex, apices of proctiger and subgenital plate weakly sclerotised, pointed ( Fig. 220View FIGURES 219 – 222); male paramere elongate, thin with pointed apex ( Figs 213–214View FIGURES 213 – 218)................ M. scopariae  sp. nov.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Triozidae